Recreational Marijuana

Marijuana Legalization Proposal Rejected by Ohio Attorney General

Marijuana Legalization Proposal Rejected by Ohio Attorney General

On Wednesday, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine rejected a proposal that would legalize recreational marijuana in Ohio. Responsible Ohioans for Cannabis submitted 1,497 signatures of Ohio voters with its...
Washington DC Marijuana Legalization Law Goes Into Effect

Washington DC Marijuana Legalization Law Goes Into Effect

On Thursday, Washington DC Mayor Muriel Bowser implemented the district’s new law allowing its residents to legally smoke marijuana for House Republicans who warned that implementing the law would...
STUDY: Marijuana May Be Safer Than Originally Thought

STUDY: Marijuana May Be Safer Than Originally Thought

A new study published in the journal Scientific Reports finds that marijuana may be even safer than previously thought compared with other recreational drugs. Researchers aimed to quantify the...
Jamaica Decriminalizes Marijuana

Jamaica Decriminalizes Marijuana

On Tuesday, Jamaican lawmakers passed an act to decriminalize low-leel marijuana possession.  Additionally, they approved the creation of a licensing agency to regulate a medical marijuana industry on the...
Alaska Officially Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

Alaska Officially Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

On Tuesday, recreational marijuana officially became legal in Alaska, making it the third state to d0 so. Now, anyone age 21 and older can possess up to an ounce...
Federal Marijuana Legalization Bills Introduced

Federal Marijuana Legalization Bills Introduced

On Friday, Democratic Representatives Earl Blumenauer of Oregon and Jared Polis of Colorado introduced two separate bills to legalize recreational marijuana on the federal level. Polis’ bill, the Regulate...
CO Marijuana Shop Neighbors File RICO Case to Stop Marijuana Legalization

CO Marijuana Shop Neighbors File RICO Case to Stop Marijuana Legalization

A Colorado hotel franchise and two property owners have filed lawsuits to stop the state’s legal marijuana program. The businesses, lowcated next to recreational marijuana shops, are citing violations...
Anti-Marijuana Group Plans Lawsuit to Shut Down Colorado Recreational Marijuana Program

Anti-Marijuana Group Plans Lawsuit to Shut Down Colorado Recreational Marijuana Program

Voters in Colorado legalized recreational marijuana in 2012, but Safe Streets Alliance, an anti-marijuana group, is trying to stop the state’s marijuana program by filing a federal lawsuit. Safe...
Texas Offers Class Program to Eliminate Low-Level Marijuana Possession Punishments

Texas Offers Class Program to Eliminate Low-Level Marijuana Possession Punishments

If you’re arrested for possession of under 2 ounces of marijuana in Harris County, Texas, you may be able to participate in a class program rather than face jail...
Maryland Bill Would Legalize and Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol

Maryland Bill Would Legalize and Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol

House Bill 911 has been introduced in Maryland’s General Assembly.  The bill seeks to legalize marijuana and regulate and tax it similarly to alcohol.  Marijuana is currently legal in...